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Famous Croats

People listed are almost always native to the country. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within the country for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the country in their personal endeavors.

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  • Antun Nalis actor
  • Gregory of Nin bishop
  • Nikola Nobilo winemaker
  • Mirko Norac former army general
  • Grga Novak archaeologist, historian
  • Vjenceslav Novack author, dramatist
  • Josip Novakovich author
  • Mirjana Ognjenovic handball player, Olympic medalist
  • Nemon Oscar sculptor
  • Boris Papandopulo composer, conductor
  • Vesna Parun poet
  • Rustem Pasha Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire
  • Vlatko Pavletic politician, essayist
  • Dora Pejacevic composer
  • Dalibor Perkovic author
  • Marija Petkovic beatified nun
  • Petar Preradovic poet
  • Bozidar Prosenjak author
  • Ivo Protulipac lawyer, activist
  • Ema Puksec opera singer
  • Vinko Puljic Bosnian Croat Cardinal Roman Catholic Church
  • Mario Puratic inventor, businessman
R
  • Braslav Rabar chess player
  • Ivan Rabuzin naive art
  • Franjo Racki historian
  • Mirko Racki painter
  • Dino Rada retired Croatian basketball player
  • Stjepan Radic Croatian national leader
  • Miroslav Radman genetic biologist
  • Radovan sculptor
  • Tony Raguz banker St Paul Croatian Credit Union
  • Pasko Rakic neuroscientist
  • Slava Raskaj painter
  • Iran Ratkaj historian, Jesuit, explorer
  • Juraj Ratkaj historian
  • Matija Antun Relkovic writer
  • Ivo Robic singer
  • Zvonimir Rogoz actor
  • Toma Rosandic sculptor
  • Darko Rundek singer, actor
  • Lavoslav Ruzicka scientist, 1939 Nobel Prize winner

S

  • Ivan Kukuljevic Sakcinski historian
  • Stjepan Sarkotic Croatian general Austro/Hungarian army
  • David Schwarz Croatian aviation pioneer
  • Mirko Seljan explorer
  • Stjepan Seljan explorer
  • August Senoa novelist, critic, editor, poet
  • Zvonimir Separovic legal scholar, politician
  • Rade Serbedzija actor, director
  • Ante Sercer physician
  • Ivica Serfezi pop singer
  • Bela Cikos Sesija painter
  • Andrijica Simic hajduk
  • Antun Branko Simic poet
  • Tatjana Simic singer, actress
  • Dinko Simunovic writer
  • Ferdo Sisic historian
  • Krunoslav "Kico" Slabinac singer, composer
  • Ivan Slamnig poet
  • Sonja Smolec poet, writer
  • Slobodan Snajder writer
  • Marin Soljacic inventor wireless energy transfer
  • Luka Sorkocevic composer
  • Fabijan Sovagovic actress
  • Gabriela Spanic actress
  • Darijo Srna footballer
  • Andrija Stampar physician, diplomat
  • Ante Starcevic politician, writer
  • Rudolf Steiner philosopher

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Land Area 55,974 km2
Water Area 620 km2
Total Area 56,594km2 (#124)
Population 4,313,707 (#127)
Population Density 77.07/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $94.24 Billion
GDP Per Capita $22,400
Currency Kuna (HRK)
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